Another Jaguar Melts!

Poor old Jaguar, it never rains but it pours. Following the incandescent appearance of Dick Van Dyke‘s Jag, some cock-a-knee geezer’s 24 carat carriage went all wobbly this week!

The BBC’s News Website reports;

Martin Lindsay parked his Jaguar on Eastcheap, in the City of London, on Thursday afternoon.

When he returned about two hours later, he found parts of his car – including the wing mirror and badge – had melted.

Mr Lindsay said he “could not believe” the damage. The developers have apologised and paid for repairs.

The 37-storey skyscraper at 20 Fenchurch Street, which has been nicknamed the “Walkie Talkie” because of its shape, is currently under construction…

McDonald Land Rover: Skyscraper melts Jaguar

Sky scraper melts Jaguar

“On the windscreen, there was a note from the construction company saying ‘your car’s buckled, could you give us a call?'”

In a joint statement, developers Land Securities and Canary Wharf said: “We are aware of concerns regarding the light reflecting from 20 Fenchurch Street and are looking into the matter.

“As a precautionary measure, the City of London has agreed to suspend three parking bays in the area which may be affected while we investigate the situation further.”

Mr Lindsay said the developers had apologised and agreed to sort out the £946 repair costs.

Whilst we’d all like to be in the shoes of Mr Lindsay, perhaps we’d like to stay out of his way when he parks.

News story from the BBC

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This article was written by Rupert Astbury

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